Sprint Triathlon draws more athletes

Posted August 8, 2012 at 9:35 am

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A total of 278 athletes completed the third annual Camp Courageous Sprint Triathlon Sunday, Aug. 5 at Camp Courageous of Monticello. That figure is up from the 215 who competed a year ago. Competitors participated in a 300-meter swim in the Camp Courageous indoor pool, a 15.5-mile bicycle ride, and a four-kilometer run. There were 16 trios that participate in the events in relay form.

Steven Davis of North Liberty was the male winner, and Kim Sprenger of Iowa City took the prize among females. Davis finished in 1 hour, 7 minutes and 20 seconds; and Sprenger’s time was 1:17.24.

Top three-finishers in each age group follow.

Male overall: 1, Steven Davis, North Liberty, 1:07:20; 2, Brad Johnson Cedar Rapids, 1:07:47, Guy Olson, Cedar Rapids, 1:10:34.

Female overall: 1, Kim Sprenger, Iowa City, 1:17:24; 2, Trina Dunham, Hiawatha, 1:19:30; 3, Deb Gaddis, Solon, 1:19:41.

Female ages 19-and-under: 1, Amanda Weyer, Swisher, 1:21:11; 2, Holly Wisnousky, Fairfax, 1:30:10; 3, Samantha Brown, Cedar Rapids, 1:37:29.

Male 19-and-under: 1, Zach Slusher, Solon, 1:21:32; 2, Jonah Heiser, Hinsdale, 1:30:22; 3, Dillon Shepherd, Iowa City, 1:33:56.

Female 20-24: 1, Sara Fahey, Cedar Rapids, 1:21:52; 2, Alyssa Neiers, Arlington Heights, Ill., 1:25:53; 3, Annie Reihman, Chicago, 1:28:12.

Male 20-24: 1, Tommy Castle, Cedar Rapids, 1:11:29; 2, Erik Bandy, Iowa City, 1:12:23; 3, William Sindelar, Sherrart, Ill., 1:14:53.

Female 25-29: 1, Sara Fort, North Liberty, 1:34:11; 2, Katelyn Bries, Dubuque, 1:38:28; 3, Allison Maahs, Cedar Rapids, 1:47:17.

Male 25-29: 1, Adam Anderson, Marion, 1:14:22; 2, Mark Vande Haar, North Liberty, 1:17:17; 3, Tom Rauen, Dubuque, 1:21:24.

Female 30-34: 1, Jennet Volen, Cedar Rapids, 1:23:49; 2, Jill Powers, Dubuque, 1:25:32; 3, Katie Meyer, East Dubuque, Ill., 1:27:57.

Male 30-34: 1, Travis Hilsabeck, Prairie City, 1:10:47; 2, Craig Goldsmith, Marion, 1:11:07; 3, Jeff Miller, Cedar Rapids, 1:17:59.

Female 35-39: 1, Suzi Wilkes, Iowa City, 1:29:51; 2, Maryann Heying, Cedar Rapids, 1:34:52; 3, Heather Schmitt, Iowa City, 1:38:17.

Male 35-39: 1, Chad Goldsmith, Coralville, 1:10:54; 2, Dale Merrill, Mount Vernon, 1:13:28; 3, Mark Johnson, Hiawatha, 1:15:14.

Female 40-44: 1, Kathryn Cater, Cedar Rapids, 1:26:02; 2, Lara Marsh, Iowa City, 1:29:45; 3, Denise Stapley, Cedar Rapids, 1:29:58.

Male 40-44: 1, Blaine McLaughlin, Robins, 1:14:21; 2, Blake Jones, Cedar Rapids, 1:14:21; 3, Marty Davison, Maquoketa, 1:22:20.

Female 45-49: 1, Connie Mann, Muscatine, 1:20:32; 2, Rosie Jones, Cedar Rapids, 1:20:36; 3, Audrey Rasmussen, Taylor Ridge, Ill., 1:31:16.

Male 45-49: 1, Dave Steines, Mount Vernon, 1:12:46; 2, Robert Roca, Clarendon Hills, Ill., 1:16:57; 3, Dean Beitzel, Cedar Rapids, 1:24:27.

Female 50-54: 1, Margaret Millar, Moline, Ill., 1:24:58; 2, Belinda Gee, Cedar Rapids, 1:25:21; 3, Patricia Kenel, Cedar Rapids, 1:28:48.

Male 50-54: 1, John Grice, Kiwanwe, Ill., 1:11:02; 2, Tom Scholz, Iowa City, 1:11:48; 3, David McCullough, Waverly, 1:14:40.

Female 55-59: 1, Eileen Cravens, Richmond, Ind., 1:24:50; 2, Ann Vestle, Cedar Rapids, 1:37:46; 3, Becky Watts, Iowa City, 1:39:01.

Male 55-59: 1, Gary Watts, Iowa City, 1:18:31; 2, Joe McGrath, Cedar Rapids, 1:20:47; 3, Dan Gee, Cedar Rapids, 1:24:24.

Female 60-64: 1, Karen Fassler, Hiawatha, 1:46:02.

Male 60-64: 1, Dan Tucker, Cedar Rapids, 1:20:13; 2, Roy Gaddis, Solon, 1:25:19; 3, Brian Fleck, Iowa City, 1:48:08.

Male 65-69: 1, Fred Hamsath, St. Joseph, Mich., 1:30:12.

Clydesdale (men 200 pounds and over): 1, Cory Tweden, Iowa City, 1:24:48; 2, Todd Lewison, Cedar Rapids, 1:26:40; 3, Eric Welter, Iowa City, 1:28:23.

Athlena (women 150 pounds and over): 1, Jessica Powers, Cedar Rapids, 1:29:31; 2, Lisa Person, Cedar Rapids, 1:32:29; 3, Trisha Schiltz, Iowa City, 1:44:43.

Male team: 1, Nathan Etten, Kevin Foht, Hayder Salehoglu, 1:16:30; 2, Jim Boyer, David Schlueter, Jacob Heins, 1:33:52; 3, Lucas Altman, Matt Powers, Cody Oberfoell, 1:41:44.

Female team: 1, Christine Vorhies, Linda Clark, Karen Knight, 1:24:39; 2, Patty Urban, Megan Bailey, Cynthia Crossett-Powell, 1:26:12; 3, Shelley Slay, Michelle Lloyd, Linda McNiel, 1:30:52.

Co-ed team: 1, Terry Lemon, Ken Hopkins, Betty Hopkins, 1:15:38; 2, Linnae Hartwig, Brody Hartwig, Jeff Brown, 1:26:14; 3, Kent Miskimen, Shelley Miskimen, Maggie Miskimen, 1:26:19.

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PHOTOS: Top: Heather Schmitt of Iowa City runs to her bicycle after completing the swimming portion of the Camp Courageous Sprint Triathlon Sunday,  Aug. 5 in Monticello. Second: Dale Merrill of Mount Vernon carries his bicycle out of the transition area during the Sprint Triathlon. Bottom: Cynthia Crossett-Powell of Iowa City swims in the Camp Courageous pool at the Sprint Triathlon.  (Photos by Pete Temple)

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